# 404 page

This guide describes setting up the 404 page section.

Use the section to provide a message that’s displayed whenever a visitor follows a link to a store page that cannot be found.

An example 404 page section on a store's 404 page.

The previous image shows a default 404 page section on a store’s 404 page.

For general guidance with modifying sections, refer to Sections overview, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks (opens new window)

# Set up a 404 page section

To set up a 404 page section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select Others > 404 page.

    Note

    The section is available only on the Others > 404 page template.

  2. From the side menu, select 404 page.

    The 404 page section selected in Theme editor.
  3. Select a setting described in the following table.

Setting name Description
Color > Color scheme Use the Color scheme dropdown to set the section’s color scheme to Primary, Secondary, Tertiary or Quaternary. Refer to Colors.
Color > Use gradient for background Select the checkbox Use gradient for background to turn on/ off using a gradient as the section’s background.
Theme settings Select Theme settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.

# Configure a block within a 404 page section

A default 404 page section contains no blocks. To configure a block inside the section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select the Other > 404 page template.

  2. From the side menu, expand the 404 page section menu.

  3. To configure an existing block, select the block from the side menu.

    To add a new block, select Add block, choose a block to add, and then select the block you added.

    The 404 page's Add block menu in Theme editor.

    Note

    Inside the section, you can add, remove, show/ hide, or move blocks. Refer to Configure blocks inside a section, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks (opens new window)

  4. Apply a block setting described in the following table.

Block name Block description Block setting(s)
Background pattern Displays a stylistic pattern as a background inside the section. Refer to Background pattern.
Background shape Displays a stylistic shape as a background inside the section. Refer to Background shape.
Sticker Overlays the section with a stylized sticker. Refer to Stickers.
Shape divider Displays a stylized separator between the current section and the next/ previous section. Refer to Shape divider.